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post #21 of 44
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Originally Posted by MCBrown.CA View Post
what is VHS?
you cant actually be....serious?
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post #22 of 44
I've always wondered what that building housed.... (Yeah, I live in Palm Harbor and I run past it daily)
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post #23 of 44
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Originally Posted by jinja_ninja View Post
Haha Laserdisc. I remember those.

They kinda died as soon as DVD came along... vinyl-sized DVDs are not cool



They're friggin huge, and feel as tho they have a solid aluminum or steel slug as their core. One could use them as a sawblade or as a flywheel if one wanted, and I surmise it'd work just fine.
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post #24 of 44
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Originally Posted by ChielScape View Post
i wish VHS-sized tapes would get brought back to live as backup storage for enterprise-class servers.
Why? There's nothing wrong with LTO-4.
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post #25 of 44
And of an era.....

But who cares?
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post #26 of 44
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Originally Posted by My Dad just as DVD came out
I'm not going to switch to DVD. Why would I want to when I have a perfectly good VHS player and a collection of Videos?
Fail

This coming from the man who recently bought a Blu-Ray player.

I'm glad to see it die though, roll on the new tech out with the old i say.
post #27 of 44
geeeze it took to so long though LOL... Should have died ages ago.
post #28 of 44
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Originally Posted by boydyboyd View Post
Fail

This coming from the man who recently bought a Blu-Ray player.

I'm glad to see it die though, roll on the new tech out with the old i say.
Ah but did he ever buy a DVD player?
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post #29 of 44
Well it's not like any major movie production company has even put titles out in VHS for ages. I guess there is still a good bit of use for VHS tapes by indie film makers and other smaller ventures.
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post #30 of 44
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Originally Posted by Torched-Geek View Post
Ah but did he ever buy a DVD player?
yep

3 (obviously not all at once, lol)

I never got it, it's not like he wasn't up to date with technology. He worked in the IT department of Yorkshire Electricty.
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